IT Security Specialist (Full-Time 37 hours p.w, Permanent) /£25,000 – £35,000 p.a.
Delt is a brilliant contradiction. A dynamic and agile private sector company with a serious conscience, that’s wholly owned by the public sector. It’s somewhere you can do the right things for the right reasons while playing a real part in a growing business.
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We’re currently recruiting for a dynamic and skilled IT Security Specialist to join the Delt teams. You’ll need to have a ‘jump straight in’ attitude and the desire to support the growth of the business.
Delt are recruiting an IT Security Specialist to support the delivery of an enhanced cyber security service across one of our Shareholders IT environments.
The role will undertake various duties, across a range of threat detection, vulnerability identification and response, risk management, and audit responses. In addition, the role will be involved with ensuring that these activities meet agreed Service Levels.
The successful candidate will be able to:
- keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments
- research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them
- assist with plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches
- monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity
- test and evaluate security products
- design new security systems or upgrade existing ones
- use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
- engage in simulated security breaches
- identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption
- investigate security alerts and provide incident response
- monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users
- liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations
- generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders
- assist with internal and external audits relating to information security
- monitor and respond to ‘phishing’ emails and ‘pharming’ activity
- assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues
- give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails.
- strong IT skills and knowledge including hardware, software and networks
- Meticulous attention to detail
- The ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of IT systems
- A forensic approach to cyber security challenges
- A deep understanding of how hackers work and ability to keep up with the fast pace of change in the criminal cyber-underworld
- The ability to seek out vulnerabilities in IT infrastructures
- Knowledge of Information Security standards (Cyber Essentials Plus, ISO27000 series desirable).
- Knowledge of relevant legislation affecting data protection, information security and computer-based crime affecting the UK.
- A willingness to undertake appropriate and regular training as required.
- A commitment to personal and professional development.
- Experience working in a professional IT environment.
- Experience in providing a customer focused IT service.
- That they are a proficient user in a range of Microsoft packages.
One or more of
- Degree level education in Information Security or sufficiently related subject
- Subject specific qualification, such as CompTIA Sec+, CompTIA CSA +, BCS CISMP, or equivalent
- Equivalent level experience within an IT Security role
- A full UK driving licence (or obtained within probationary period).
- Experience of protecting IT infrastructure/s within the public and/or private sectors.
What do you get?
- Being part of a highly technical and skilled team
- Work in a flexible environment
- Opportunities for working from home
- Mobile devices provided
- Varied training opportunities
- A competitive salary
- 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, plus ability to buy/sell holidays
- Pension contribution, matching up to 10% of the salary
- Training and Development
- Subsidised events
- Charity leave
- Discounted shopping cards
Deadline for applications: 18th March 2022 however applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply early.